Lipstick stains: Rub petroleum jelly on the stain and wash as normal  

Prevent bright coloured garments from fading: soak in salty water before their first wash

Prevent delicate fabrics from becoming shiny when ironing: By ironing through a cotton pillow cover

AND ALWAYS REMEMBER TO remove Red wine stains from tablecloths by moistening and applying salt to stained area. Let stand a few minutes then wash as normal.

To Clean an Iron: Remove stickiness from the base of the iron by applying rubbing alcohol to a cloth, then wipe over the base of the iron.